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Doug Belshaw πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ίβ˜ οΈβœŠ @dajbelshaw@social.coop

There's great work being done around the world, but so much of it is bankrolled by really problematic neoliberal enterprises as a marketing exercise.

The difficulty with that isn't that money is being funnelled into good causes, but that those good causes are beholden (even if subconsciously) to those neoliberal enterprises.

How about big companies pay their taxes and citizens decide where money is spent, instead of rich white guys and their marketing departments deciding?

In today's , I've returned to the topic of the , prompted by @wu_lee whose toot led me to Sean Tilley's interview with Mike Macgirven, the author of .

"The thing about heterarchy is: more heterarchy" in Paregorios.org (blog), paregorios.org/posts/2018/04/f

Some criticism of in there.

Want to help us stop rampant tracking by Facebook, Google, and other ad companies? Install @PrivacyBadgerβ€”and "badger" your friends to install it as well eff.org/pb

Is there any phrase more vacuous than 'thought leader'?

Reddit AMA starting now! Ask @doctorow, @prilkit, and @kwiens of @ifixit your questions about fixing and jailbreaking your devices, and how we're working to improve laws so you can configure devices to do your bidding, rather than some distant tech giant's t.co/NGwu0ZGV2F source: twitter.com/eff/status/9870368

Democratic public ownership for the 21st century

A summary essay introducing the Co-operative Party's 'Democratic Public Ownership for the 21st Century' Report

party.coop/ownershipmatters/su

Heading to the conference in Bristol, UK. I keynoted this conference five years ago, which now almost seems like a different lifetime. Looking forward to meeting friends old and new with my @moodle hat on! :)

Introducing the Accessibility Inspector in the Firefox Developer Tools
The built-in Firefox Developer Tools just received a new family member. The Accessibility Inspector allows you to inspect your website's exposure to assistive technologies. Introduction As a web developer, have you wondered what your web site might look like to a screen reader for the blind? Have you w ...
marcozehe.de/2018/04/11/introd
#a11y #webdev

It's Friday afternoon (well, where I am). You need something to distract you.

theuselessweb.com/

You're welcome. πŸ˜‚